Daily coronavirus cases in the Netherlands hit a record 8,114

People look at a store's display following the new social restrictions announced by the Dutch government, as the Netherlands battle to control the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Amsterdam, Netherlands October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Eva Plevier reuters_tickers
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THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The Netherlands hit a new record for daily coronavirus cases, with more than 8,000 infections in the past 24 hours, data released on Saturday showed.

The number of confirmed cases climbed 8,114, according to daily figures compiled by the National Institute for Public Health (RIVM).

(Reporting by Stephanie van den Berg; Editing by David Clarke)

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